WTB Seeks Comment on Permitting Stratospheric-Based Platform Services to Provide Broadband Internet Services in 70/80/90 GHz Bands


The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has released a Public Notice seeking comment on a proposal to permit High Altitude Platform Stations and similar services to operate in the 70/80/90 GHz bands while providing broadband internet access to consumers, specifically consumers on airplanes and ships.  This Public Notice follows a June 2020 NPRM that sought to consider options to improve efficiency and expand service offerings in the 70/80/90 GHz bands.

Comments are due 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, which has not yet occurred.  Reply Comments are due 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.



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